Press Release: Grane Rx Announces E-Prescribing Certification with Mediture
LIGHTNING RELEASES — PITTSBURGH, PA, August 7, 2014 – Mediture, the leading provider of Electronic Health Records for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and Grane Rx, a leading PACE pharmacy services company serving over 1,000 PACE participants, announced that they have successfully completed testing and certification for secure electronic transmission of new prescriptions and prescription refills. This connectivity will replace a fax-based system with assured delivery technology and qualifies for Meaningful Use stimulus funding for physicians.
Medication orders originate in Mediture’s TruChart LIFE EHR, which provides physicians with access to the full medical record with no need to log in to a separate system. Utilizing industry standard NCPDP version 10.6 messaging, prescriptions are securely and reliably transmitted in real-time to Grane Rx. Grane Rx’s team of PharmD’s and Geriatic Certified pharmacist are experienced in guiding medication management and adherence, with a special skillset in serving the PACE population for the past eight years. Grane Rx utilizes advanced packaging solutions and simplifies logistics of medication delivery with direct delivery to participant’s homes Grane Rx offers Electronic Medication Cabinet immediate access to medications located at the PACE center. Medication orders are reconciled with Meditures TruChart LIFE EHR and are pharmacist approved before medications can be removed by PACE nursing staff.
“Rising drug costs should be a concern to all PACE programs, and Mediture is pleased to work collaboratively with Grane Rx to provide cost-effective solutions,” said Dan Vatland, Mediture CEO and President.
“Improving quality of care, reducing hospitalizations, and lowering PMPM drug costs are goals ofboth Mediture and Grane Rx,” added Grane Rx C.O.O., Bob Rowland. “This relationship allows us to build unique capabilities that retail pharmacies don’t offer, including Cancel Rx messaging to help keep medication profiles in sync between a pharmacy and PACE organization. We’ll be growing our PACE pharmacy solutions through enhanced communication tools to support PharmD and prescriber interaction.”
About Grane Rx
Grane Rx is the leading provider of long term care pharmacy solutions for nursing homes, PACE organizations and personal care homes across several states. Known for technological innovation and putting the needs of customers first, Grane Rx makes pharmacy simple. For more information visit our website www.granerx.com or watch our LTC pharmacy services in action.
Mediture is America’s largest provider of healthcare information technology for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations, serving more than 6,000 participants in 35 PACE organizations across the country. Software and services from Mediture, including its TruChart LIFE™ Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution, empower PACE organizations to track measurable outcomes in defined timeframes for the frail senior population they serve. Mediture’s solutions are uniquely suited to the operations of PACE programs, enabling them to focus on what they do best – care for seniors who wish to live safely at home at a lower cost to society. Mediture is based in Eden Prairie, MN and is privately held. Visit http://www.mediture.com